Where to eat in Prague
One of the main attractions of Prague is Czech national cuisine. Truth be told, there isn’t even any original dishes in the Czech Republic - a “boar’s knee”, it’s also…

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Seals and coffee - the best Moscow kotokafe
Kotokafe is an unusual place in Moscow, where you can not only have coffee and a snack, but also have a good time in the company of purring four-legged friends.…

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ALL ABOUT THE EURASIAN COMPETITION FINAL S.PELLEGRINO YOUNG CHEF
Only a few months are left before the final of the Eurasian stage of the S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2019-2020 competition, which means it is time to announce the jury,…

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Seals and coffee – the best Moscow kotokafe

Kotokafe is an unusual place in Moscow, where you can not only have coffee and a snack, but also have a good time in the company of purring four-legged friends. Such places are gaining more and more popularity in the world. For example, similar kotokafe are in London, Paris, Vienna, Tokyo and Turin – in total there are more than 250 in different cities of the planet. The first such institution in Europe – “The Republic of Cats” – opened in 2011 in Russia, in St. Petersburg. You can play and take pictures with the inhabitants of the kotokafe. It is strongly recommended to iron and caress them. But practically everywhere in Moscow simple rules apply: it is forbidden to wake up and offend cats, to feed them food from their own table. You can not smoke and drink alcohol, as well as bring other homeless or pets into Continue reading

Belgian street food: what to eat on the streets of Brussels

Belgium has its own special tradition of street food. On city streets, you are unlikely to see the usual abundance of hot dogs or hamburgers. But there are many stalls with national food: from french fries and waffles to sea snails and other unusual delicacies. In short, Brussels can really surprise you. 5 main dishes of Belgian street food French fries Golden and crispy, soft and incredibly tasty, French fries have been and remain the most popular and famous street food in Belgium. It is sold everywhere: from stalls, in food trucks and in cafes. It’s best to try the frits – as the Belgians themselves call their potatoes – in branded frits (frietkot) or fritters (friterie), which specialize in cooking this dish. Here, a huge number of various sauces are offered to it, starting from the classic version with mayonnaise and ending with unique Continue reading

10 edible colors used in cooking

Flower cooking is not new; even in ancient Rome, gladiolus flowers were served to the table, flavored with vinegar and olive oil. And in English cookbooks of the 16th century, there are many recipes using flowers. Candied violets. With their help, in the Middle Ages, timid European youths declared their love to their chosen ones. And to this day, this also means an invitation to a cafe for candied violets. This sweetness is especially loved in Vienna. It is impossible to leave the capital of Austria without a jar bought at the Demel confectionery. The one that supplied the candied petals to the legendary Queen Sissy. If you drop a candied flower into a glass with white wine or champagne, it will open and give an unusual violet color and aroma to the drink. Tulip bulbs baked on a bonfire. During the Second World War, they saved the lives of Continue reading

All roads lead to Rome: a gastro-route through the capital of Italy
Together with Airbnb rental service, we are launching a series of guides in different cities - from Tbilisi to Lisbon. In the first article, we made a route through the…

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The best fish restaurants in the world
Fish and other inhabitants of the deep sea are a special type of product, from which, with the appropriate skill, delicious dishes can be prepared. Seafood diet is considered one…

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Gastronomic walk in Baku
For many years I live far from my homeland, in Europe. But at the moment she came to her native Azerbaijan. I am a physicist by profession, and a cook…

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7 best restaurants in Warsaw
What are the best restaurants in Warsaw? Necessarily pathos and expensive or modest, without pathetics, but certainly with a tasty and generous cuisine? Let's try to sort this matter out…

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